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The digital divide’s great leap forward

We need to harness the innovation from today’s technology revolution to better serve people's needs, writes Chris Spannos.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - The Arrogance

The ArroganceThis week were linking up Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to explore why that bundle of international economic policies favoured by the neo-cons can fail so badly and uncover a common link. Its The Arrogance the arrogance of the World Bank in Indonesia, of the International Monetary Fund in Latin America, and US policy-preachers now working in Iraq. Todays guests all of whom are working closely with international policy makers open the doors to a range of very personal…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food for thought

A recent conference on food security did nothing to address the concerns of small farmers and local communities.…

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Bretton Woods II: Scrap the Unholy Trinity - the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO

At the irrelevant 'Bretton Woods II' conference in Washington in a couple of weeks' time, the elephant in the room is the disastrous performance of the IMF, World Bank and WTO. They can't be reformed. They have to be scrapped.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The dirty price of a quick fix

South Africa’s power crisis can’t be solved by another World Bank loan.…

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World Bank bullying must stop!

Iris Gonzales has strong words for incoming bank boss Jim Yong Kim.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The suitable Mr Wolfowitz?

It was just sitting there, waiting to happen – the Paul Wolfowitz corruption scandal. But over so small a thing! I don’t want to belittle the World Bankchief’s actions, but using his position to ensure a plum job (salary$200,000) for his lover Shaha Riza is chicken feed by World Bankstandards..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Human Tides

An estimated one billion people will flee their homes by 2050...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Enough! Never Again!

Call to action on 15 November 2008.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The purpose of aid

The Aid Debate continues with Teresa Hayter challenging a cherished premise .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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